Top 10 Active Ingredients Registered Most Registered Frequently with ICAMA  

ICAMA CHINALast month in Hangzhou, official from the Institute for the Control of Agrochemicals, Ministry of Agriculture (ICAMA) ICAMA has listed ten active ingredients most frequently registered with ICAMA certification in the past three years.

The imidacloprid and glyphosate retained third and fourth places from 2010 to 2012, respectively. The emamectin benzoate took first place in 2012 with 153 ICAMA registrations shortly after first ranked in the list in 2010, mainly due to its high efficacy, cost-effectiveness and low environmental concern.

Table. Top 10 most frequently registered active ingredients from 2010 to 2012

Rank

2010

2011

2012

Active Ingredient

Number of Registrations

Active Ingredient

Number of Registrations

Active Ingredient

Number of Registrations

1

abamectin

136

abamectin

127

emamectin benzoate

153

2

chlorpyrifos

125

emamectin benzoate

109

abamectin

132

3

imidacloprid

86

imidacloprid

105

imidacloprid

96

4

glyphosate

82

glyphosate

84

glyphosate

65

5

 beta cypermethrin

70

difenoconazole

82

chlorpyrifos

64

6

phoxim

64

chlorpyrifos

59

lambda-cyhalothrin

62

7

emamectin benzoate

64

acetamiprid

50

difenoconazole

60

8

mancozeb

56

lambda-cyhalothrin

44

acetamiprid

54

9

acetamiprid

51

tebuconazole

42

tebuconazole

43

10

lambda-cyhalothrin 

40

propiconazole

34

dimethomorph

36

 

 

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